Should We Celebrate the Fourth of July?

Almost 250 years ago, our fledgling nation declared its independence from Britain. Our forefathers set in motion an experiment of freedom and prosperity that we continue today. Over the years, the significance of this start has faded among Americans. It’s hard to believe many truly reflect on Independence Day’s importance while prioritizing their bbq, drunkness,Continue reading “Should We Celebrate the Fourth of July?”

Ahmaud Arbery Should Be Alive

It took me some time before I watched the video. I don’t take pleasure in these sorts of things, but as the story grew, I wanted to be informed. What happened to Ahmaud Arbery is a tragedy, and should be treated as such.  In a video that was released, Arbery was walking down the road andContinue reading “Ahmaud Arbery Should Be Alive”

Wearing a Mask: Christian or Communist

The following isn’t a post I thought I would have to write until I saw some of the responses to my position on wearing masks. I’m a member of a few groups that want to restart Missouri’s economy. Ending the blanket lockdowns is a worthy cause; otherwise, we’ll soon see poverty take hold in ourContinue reading “Wearing a Mask: Christian or Communist”

Should we restart Missouri’s Economy

More than 22 million Americans are unemployed as a result of the government response to the Coronavirus epidemic. Many Missourians fear they could lose their homes and their ability to provide for their families. Businesses across the state are shuttered – some permanently – as a result of arbitrary shutdowns that prevent them from adaptingContinue reading “Should we restart Missouri’s Economy”

How to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

This post is going to be an adult discussion. It has to be – because death is a difficult topic to discuss, but it’s essential. The answer to stopping the spread of Coronavirus is quite simple.  Herd immunity. That’s it. Nothing more.  According to John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 70 to 90% ofContinue reading “How to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus”

Is Poverty a Greater Threat than COVID?

There are no solutions. There are only trade-offs. Thomas Sowell The Coronavirus is scary. Across the United States, nearly 30,000 have lost their lives due to this disease. In Missouri, we’re closing in on 200. As scary as the Coronavirus might seem, is it the greatest threat to our existence? Each day we live, weContinue reading “Is Poverty a Greater Threat than COVID?”